Last updated at 8 p.m. on Wednesday, March 22


Tuesday night, the Anchorage Police Department responded to a parking lot off in the area of 26th Avenue and Barrow Street to investigate a body found in a homeless camp.


APD spokeswoman said in an email that a female’s body had been found in the camp by her boyfriend. While she did not elaborate on the manner of her death, Oistad said police did not suspect foul play.


Police said there were no suspects at large.




The parking lot was blocked off while police conducted their investigation. The department’s crime scene investigation mobile lab was at the scene.


Oistad said the victim’s identity will be publicly released after her family has been notified of her death.


KTVA 11’s Daniella Rivera contributed to this report.


This is a developing story; please check back for updates as they become available.